Lewis Roca Partner Honored with Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada Take Action Badge
LAS VEGAS (August 30, 2022) – Lewis Roca announced Ogonna Brown, a civil litigation and bankruptcy lawyer and avid supporter of the Las Vegas nonprofit community, was the recipient of the Girl Scouts Take Action badge presented by the Girl Scouts of Southern Nevada. The “Dessert Before Dinner” gala held on Friday, August 26, 2022, honored seven outstanding female leaders, including Brown, whose vision, influence, and impact on the Southern Nevada community defines what it means to be a Girl Scout - leading a life of courage, confidence, and character.
A partner and member of the firm’s Litigation practice group, Brown practices in the areas of complex business litigation and bankruptcy, focusing on creditors’ rights. She is passionate about mentoring up-and-coming lawyers and taking pro bono cases, staying highly active with the William S. Boyd School of Law’s mentoring programs and with Legal Aid of Southern Nevada. She is also active in the community, donating to Shade Tree, Goodwill of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Southern Nevada. Brown is a former office holder and current board member of the Southern Nevada Association of Bankruptcy Attorneys and serves on the executive committee with the Howard D. McKibben American Inn of Court. In 2020, she was appointed by Nevada Governor Sisolak to serve as a member of the Nevada Gaming Commission for a four-year term.
Brown is a Fellow of the American College of Bankruptcy and was the recipient of the Clark County Law Foundation Liberty Bell award in 2020. She has been recognized as one of The Best Lawyers in America for the past two years in the areas of bankruptcy and creditor debtor rights/insolvency and reorganization law. Additionally, Brown has been named a Top Lawyer in bankruptcy by Vegas Inc. since 2021 and as a Mountain States Super Lawyer in bankruptcy: business for more than 10 years.
Prior to joining the firm, Brown was a Lawyer Representative to the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals and served as a Judicial Law Clerk for the Honorable Johnnie B. Rawlinson, United States Court of Appeals, Ninth Circuit. She received her J.D. from UNLV’s William S. Boyd School of Law, and her bachelor’s degree from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas.
About Lewis Roca
Lewis Roca is an Am Law 200 law firm serving clients globally in complex litigation, intellectual property, business transactions, gaming, government relations, labor and employment, and regulatory counseling. Its offices are located in Albuquerque, Colorado Springs, Denver, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix, Reno, Silicon Valley, and Tucson. To learn more about the firm, please visit us at our website at www.lewisroca.com.